Speed Internet access is ideal to meet the demands of today's digital lifestyle is at least 3 Mbps, where consumers can enjoy uploading and downloading, streaming video, and music, without the annoying buffering.
As stated by Dicky Moechtar, First Media Sales Director, on Thursday (01/09/2011).
"Trends in minimum speed of 3 Mbps has become a lifestyle to enjoy the new digital world in a comfortable and seamless. Increased speed Internet access is to answer the new trend," said Dicky.
To meet that need, First Media increase the speed of Internet access they offer. Speed access is provided via the three packages Fastnet increased up to twofold. FastNet Service Express previously given a speed of 2 Mbps, is now up to 3 Mbps.
While FastNet Premium, from 3 Mbps up to be 6 Mbps. Professional and FastNet service, from 6 Mbps is now up to 12 Mbps. The speed for the Fastnet Family package which is 1 Mbps and 20 Mbps Ultimate Fastnet fixed. In terms of tariffs, no increase in subscription price for all such access.
"FastNet Service Express, for example, the charge remains Rp 335,000 per month, and users are expected to begin enjoying the beginning of September," said Dicky.
Step increase in bandwidth capacity for customers of First Media as well as to answer the needs of the business world who need broadband access to more reliable so that it can support productivity and increase the average speed Internet access in Indonesia.
As an illustration, based on the data speed of the Internet world as of March 2011, from about 200 countries and regions, Indonesia was in 146th position in the category of speed of access, especially the download. Speed Internet access in Indonesia the average is only 1.34 Mbps, well below South Korea (33Mbps), Japan (16.33 Mbps), and Singapore (17.62 Mbps).
"To keep pace with the rapid use of Internet among the public, Internet access providers need to continuously improve its service so that Indonesia is parallel with the other countries in the world, in terms of speed internet access," said Dicky.